Edo State has recorded its first case of the coronavirus ravaging the world, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on Monday.
The NCDC announced in a tweet that two each were recorded in Lagos and Abuja, bringing the total number to 35.
“Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos & 1 in Edo,” it said.
“2 cases are returning travellers from the UK. As at 09:45 am on 23rd March, there are 35 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged.”